Run Like Hell

Tree Monument Tree
Originally uploaded by M.V. Jantzen

Tonight’s Tomorrow is the annual lighting of the National Christmas Tree. President Bush will get in his limo at the back of the motorcade, drive a block and a half, and then get out at the Ellipse to take his spot in the heated box with the cool button where they’ll light up the Tree.

This means: The entire downtown core is going to be absolutely berserk starting right about NOW this time tomorrow. So, downtown core workers, run like hell. Or, walk downstairs, get a bottle of bourbon and a bottle of coke, and spend the next three hours in your office getting a little schnockered.

Either way. Leave work now.

Edit Sigh. When I drove by the Ellipse at 2pm today, and saw the towers & amps already flown for the event tomorrow evening, I assumed it was tonight. Apologies to everyone who went and got drunk thanks to my post. At least now you’ll have a hangover and won’t have to come in tomorrow? My advice for tomorrow: Get out early.

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2 thoughts on “Run Like Hell

  1. Oh bugger, you’re right, Greg, it’s Thursday. I drove Constitution at midday, and all the speakers and amplifiers were already flown, and I assumed it was tonight. Why fly those with a frigid night ahead?! Oh well. Not my AV show to run.